Monthly Archives: May 2011
So what’s this all about? Robin Follette© Monday, May 30, 2011 80*, partly cloudy. The first dragonflies (I haven’t identified them yet) appeared yesterday and are busy gorging themselves on the mosquitoes and black flies. Bullfrogs and leopard frogs are … Continue reading
There is a big difference between domesticated animals and wild ones. As a matter of fact there are probably less than a couple of dozen types of animals that are considered domesticated, and these all have been with people for … Continue reading
If you are going to spend time outside in Maine this Memorial Day weekend, and likely the entire month of June, you’ll want protection from black flies. Wind, rain and cool temps have kept them at bay but the weather … Continue reading
This bear was on a Sunday stroll in Saco. JB
It’s mating season for gray squirrels.
An immature male Orchard oriole was around the house for awhile. Didn’t eat any seeds or orange pieces, but did eat suet and slurped at the hummingbird feeders and foraged on the ground. I’ve never seen one around here before, … Continue reading
The seemingly unending rain has helped to keep the black flies down but when they’re out, they are out in full force in most of the reports.
Quoddy Nature Notes by Fred Gralenski The commonest snake we have here in the Quoddy region, as well as across the continental U.S., is the Common Garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis. There are about a dozen subspecies in North America, and … Continue reading